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Arts Study Abroad Programs

For the imaginative individual, an arts study abroad experience offers a unique opportunity to express yourself and connect with creatives around the world. When you study arts abroad with World Endeavors, you will be immersed in the creative global field, gaining experience and skills that will give your resume a unique boost.

For two decades, World Endeavors has been a frontrunner in arts study abroad programs. We offer specialized courses in animation, architecture, fashion and textile design, music, photography, urban design and more, in bucket list destinations around the world.

We have programs for those who want to explore their creativity, improve their artistic skills, or enter the business world of art. World Endeavors arts study abroad students embark on exciting career paths like game design, acting, UI UX design, landscape architecture, art therapy, museum curation, food styling, nature photography and audio engineering.


Studying arts abroad allows you to soak up the ingenuity and innovation of creatives in other countries. The connections and network you nurture with fellow international and local students in the program will bear fruit far into the future.

Immersion in another culture, language and way of life will challenge and enrich your own creativity and grow your skill set.

The practical and soft skills you gain studying arts abroad will be highly valued by future employers and transferable to many sectors in the world of work.


Studying arts abroad offers a unique opportunity to learn about the world while expanding your creativity.

  • Broaden your arts perspective through exposure to diverse cultures, languages and practices
  • Expand your artistic toolbox by experimenting with diverse art forms from around the world
  • Take in the culture by visiting museums and galleries in a new, inspiring environment

Every World Endeavors Study Abroad Program Includes

Our study abroad programs are as unique as our destinations, but there are program features that unify all of our study experiences.


  • Top accredited universities
  • Flexible durations – 2 to 4 weeks to a full academic year
  • Expansive destination options
  • English instruction offered in all locations


  • Vetted campus accommodations selected with quality and safety in mind
  • Friendly community of peers from local host country and around the world


  • Dedicated one-on-one advisor
  • Local on-site coordinator


  • Airport pickup
  • Pre-arrival and on-site orientation
  • 24/7 local support
  • Activities and cultural engagement
  • On-campus social events, clubs and sports


  • Professional assistance and collaboration with home institution on course approvals and credit transfers
  • Transcript received directly from university abroad


  • Comprehensive travel medical insurance
  • Mental Health First Aid-certified staff
  • 24/7 emergency travel assistance

Our Top Study Abroad Destinations

World Endeavors offers study abroad programs in several destinations in the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. Our programs are located in a variety of sites, including urban and rural, English-speaking and non-English speaking. Semester, year-long, and summer programs are all available. Our wide range of options means you can find the program which is just right for you.

How to choose the best Study Abroad program

Selecting the perfect study abroad program can be easy! Follow these steps to find the program that will help you achieve your goals.

Earn Credit Toward Your Degree

Studying abroad offers a great opportunity to explore your academic interests in an international context! Use our Program Finder tool to search by field of study and take classes toward your major.

Choose Your Dream Destination 

Combine education and exploration of your dream destination! Evaluate which program countries align with your interests and academic objectives.

Improve your Language Skills

Immersing yourself in a language-rich environment is the ultimate method for developing fluency. If language-learning is your goal, favor destinations that use your language of choice.

Fit Your Budget

Explore scholarships and financial aid to determine if these may impact your destination options. Consider the overall cost of the program and cost of living in-country to identify the optimal match.

The Time is Right

Explore programs offered in just the right window of opportunity. We offer semesters in the fall or spring, full academic year programs, or shorter summer study programs.

Try our program finder to filter based on your choices.


Arts Study Abroad FAQs

Why study arts abroad rather than stay at home?

Studying arts abroad offers cultural immersion, exposure to diverse art forms, access to renowned institutions and faculty, networking opportunities, and the chance to experience art in new settings, enriching your creative and personal growth.

Are there scholarships available for arts study abroad programs?

World Endeavors offers scholarships, and you can typically apply your financial aid and some of your home university scholarships to your study abroad program. Additionally, we encourage you to explore external scholarship opportunities specific to arts students studying abroad.

Do I need to be proficient in the local art style to study abroad?

No, experience in a specific art style or technique is not required. World Endeavors arts study abroad programs cater to students with various skill levels, from beginners to more advanced artists and everyone in between. Certain courses may have prerequisites, which we will explore with you.

How will studying arts abroad enhance my career prospects?

Studying arts abroad provides you with a global perspective, exposure to different artistic influences, and valuable networking connections, all of which can benefit your future career in the arts. You will also develop a diverse and international portfolio, showcasing your versatility and adaptability, which is certainly advantageous in pursuing further education or professional opportunities.

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How to apply for a Study Abroad Program

You’ve decided to study abroad – congratulations! Applying for your World Endeavors program is easy and stress-free. Get ready to CHANGE YOUR WORLD!


Research and compare. If you can’t decide on a program, we can guide you toward the best fit.


Fill out our online application form to share all your relevant details with our team.


Receive your official acceptance and enroll. We’ll give you all the info you need to get ready!


You’ve researched, planned and saved. Now you’re ready to study and explore like never before!